Environmental Politics

Natural Gas Pipeline Tearing Virginia Rural County Apart

A proposed 42-inch natural gas pipeline through rural Virginia has torn Nelson County apart. A story of energy policy is told from the viewpoint of one woman whose beloved farmland is threatened by eminent domain.

Source: Wash Post, 06/14/2016

"Donald Trump Once Backed Urgent Climate Action. Wait, What?"

"As negotiators headed to Copenhagen in December 2009 to forge a global climate pact, concerned U.S. business leaders and liberal luminaries took out a full-page ad in the New York Times calling for aggressive climate action. ... One of the signatories of that letter: Donald Trump."

Source: Grist, 06/09/2016

"Climate Change Will Be A Priority In Talks With Modi: U.S."

"'Advancing the ambitious climate change and clean energy agenda' and 'further enhancing our security and diplomatic cooperation across the Indo-Pacific region,' would be the focus of discussions between India and the U.S during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit this week, a State Department official told The Hindu."

Source: The Hindu, 06/07/2016


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